Cookie Policy

IPOPI Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to ensure the optimized functioning of the website, to distinguish you from other users of our website and to assess how you interact with the website. This helps us provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. 

This cookie policy provides you with clear and comprehensive information about the cookies we use and the purposes for using them. 

1. Who is responsible for the processing of your data? 

IPOPI, that has its registered office at Avenue Louise/Louizalaan 367, BE-1050 Brussels, Belgium, is registered in the Crossroads Bank of Enterprises (Kruispuntbank voor Ondernemingen/Banque-Carrefour des Entreprises) under company number BE0761784055  (hereinafter ‘IPOPI‘ or ‘we’) is responsible for the processing of data as described in this cookie policy.  

This cookie policy applies to the following website of IPOPI: [] (hereinafter “our Website“).

It is important to read this cookie policy carefully. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by letter at Avenue Louise/Louizalaan 367 BE-1050 Brussels, Belgium by e-mail to

For more information about our privacy policy, please refer to our privacy policy.

2. What is a cookie? 

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our site.

3. Key concepts 

First and third-party cookies: whether a cookie is ‘first’ or ‘third’ party refers to the domain placing the cookie. First-party cookies are those set by a website that is being visited by the user at the time (e.g. cookies placed by

Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and another entity sets a cookie through that website, this would be a third-party cookie. 

Persistent cookies: these cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie. 

Session cookies: these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted. 

4. What categories of cookies do we use on our Website?

Categorie Description
Strictly necessary cookies Strictly necessary cookies guarantee functions without which you would not be able to use our Website as intended.
Analytical and performance cookies Performance and analytical cookies collect information on how users interact with our Website, including what pages are visited most, as well as other analytical data to optimize the user experience. We use these details to improve how our Websites function and to understand how users interact with them. 
Marketing cookies  These cookies are used to display relevant advertising to visitors who use our services or visit our Website, as well as to understand and report on the efficacy of ads served on our Website. They track details such as the number of unique visitors, the number of times particular ads have been displayed, and the number of clicks the ads have received. They are also used to build user profiles, including showing you ads based on products you’ve viewed or acts you have taken on our (and other) websites. These are set by automatic and trusted third party networks and are generally persistent in nature.]

A full list of the specific cookies we use on our Website is added below. To go to the full list of cookies, click here.

5. How to control, disable and delete cookies 

You can delete or deactivate cookies from our Website at any time, either via your web browser settings or on the websites of the various third parties that install cookies. 

If you are using different computers, smartphones and/or tablets, please remember to set your cookie preferences on each of those devices.

6. Changing your cookie settings 

Except for strictly necessary cookies, you can manage cookie preferences at any time via the cookie banner

a) via your web browser

Most browsers are initially set up to automatically accept cookies. You can also change the settings to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device.

It is easy to manage cookies. Click on one of the links below to go directly to your browser manual.  

Cookie settings in Internet Explorer 

Cookie settings in Firefox 

Cookie settings in Chrome 

Cookie settings in Safari 

Cookie settings in Microsoft Edge

Warning: we have no control over the content of the above-mentioned pages. These links can be changed by the responsible persons of the respective browsers.

b)  Third party cookies

During your visit to our Website, in addition to the cookies installed by IPOPI, cookies may also be installed by third parties. Below you will find the links to the websites of these third parties, which sometimes also install cookies. There you will find more information about these third parties, their privacy policies and you may be able to choose not to accept their cookies (if possible). We have no control over the location and content of the pages of these third parties. 

– Google Analytics: privacy policy and cookie settings

– Facebook: privacy policy and information on Facebook advertising.

We do our best to keep the list of third parties that may install cookies when visiting our Website up to date. However, we cannot guarantee that the list of third parties will be complete at all times.

7. What specific cookies do we use on our Website?

Cookie Domain Type Description Expiration
_ga Analytics This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. 2 years
_gid Analytics This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visted in an anonymous form. 1 day
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary Necessary This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Necessary”. 1 hour
Asp_transient_id Other Session
_gat Performance This cookies is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the colllection of data on high traffic sites. 1 minute

Last updated 24 September 2021